Jane TAYLOR in Redcar provides this announcement from the Derby Mercury of 30 June, 1803: DIED: "On Sunday the 12th instant, after a long and painful illness, Mr. Jacob REDFERN of Wheatcroft, in this county."
Jane TAYLOR in Redcar contributes this announcement from the Derby Mercury of 15 September, 1803: DIED: "On Wednesday the 7th inst. a melancholy accident happened at Crich, in this county, as Mrs. TURTON, wife of Mr. John TURTON, was attempting to water some linen which lay on the bank of a large fish pond near the house, when the act of lading water, she unfortunately fell in and was drowned;
- the dish which she used for the purpose was seen in the pond, which led to a discovery.
- The body was not found till two hours after; every means were used to restore her, but without effect.
- By her death her husband has lost a virtuous and affectionate wife, her friends a real friend, and the world a true pattern of Christian charity and humility."
Jane TAYLOR in Redcar offers this snippet from the Derby Mercury of 29 March 1804 DIED: "A few days ago at Crich, in this county, Miss Elizabeth SIMS, in her 99th year of her age, She had been confined to her bed for several years by a very lingering disorder, which she bore with exemplary fortitude."
Jane TAYLOR in Redcar contributes this snippet from the Derby Mercury of 21 June 1804 DIED: "Lately, aged 73, David WOODHOUSE, Esq. of Crich, in this county."
Jane TAYLOR also reports from the Derby Mercury of 7 November 1804: DIED: "On Thursday last, of a decline, much lamented by her parents and friends, Miss Elizabeth LEAM, of Frtitchley, near Crich, in this county, aged 15 years."